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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The corn-crake, Crex pratensis: distinguished from water-rail.
  • noun A general name for any member of the rail family that, like the New Zealand weka rail, frequents uplands instead of marshes.

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  • noun common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields

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